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    Jake 85 is offline First Set
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    Tight Back, Deadlifts?

    I did deadlifts yesterday for pretty much the first time ever. I was sure to watch my form, shoulders back, explode with heels, bar close to shins, and straight back. My back was tight this morning when i woke up though. Doesn't hurt or anything, just feels tight. I didn't stretch out after my workout so that could be it. Or is it probaly just my form?

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    Karky is offline Former member of VulgarityGang
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    its probobly just soreness.

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    keystotheworld is offline Warming Up
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    i get it all the time back feel solid and tight, i just think thats it working.

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    betsie2k is offline Second Set
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    I also only just started doing deadlifts last week.

    And yes I had the same experience of soreness in the lower back.

    It stayed with me for about 4 days - the longest soreness I have ever had from an exercise.

    I did deadlifts again for the 3rd time ever today, I could only do 2 sets because my back felt funny.

    My form is good i look in the mirror sideways on to check I am ok but I dunno.

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    betsie2k is offline Second Set
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    Actually I think I could only do 2 sets because I was using too heavy weights and put too much strain on my back - I am going to use less weight next time.

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    Wow, I was just about to start the very same thread.

    I too started doing deadlifts just this week and had the same soreness in my back. It didnt feel like I was damaging it and I made sure that my form was correct but I ended up finishing my sets early because of the strain on my back.

    I guess I will use less weight until my muscle get used to it.

    Go to know though that it is a common problem!

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    MarkMyWords is offline I <3 BigTs Nipples
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    Be safe. Hit em hard. Enjoy the soreness, it's perfectly ok.

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    i love deadlifts. that's all. i don't have anything meaningful to contribute

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    MarkMyWords is offline I <3 BigTs Nipples
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    No, that's meaningful. I love em too, have been my favorite lift for quite some time now...

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    ShaftedTwice is offline Forum Metalhead
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    Quote Originally Posted by MarkMyWords View Post
    Be safe. Hit em hard. Enjoy the soreness, it's perfectly ok.
    Too good for the out of context thread man..

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    MarkMyWords is offline I <3 BigTs Nipples
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    Hahaha, I should have been on guard against that...

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    Mideoan is offline Warming Up
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    The first week I did them about a month ago, I experienced the same thing. I was so sore, my girlfriend gave me a massage and she couldn't believe how tight my lower back was. It won't be nearly as bad come the next few weeks. At least it shouldn't be.

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    betsie2k is offline Second Set
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    Quote Originally Posted by JTM View Post
    Wow, I was just about to start the very same thread.

    I too started doing deadlifts just this week and had the same soreness in my back. It didnt feel like I was damaging it and I made sure that my form was correct but I ended up finishing my sets early because of the strain on my back.

    I guess I will use less weight until my muscle get used to it.

    Go to know though that it is a common problem!
    wow thats strange lol youve had the exact same thing happen to u as me!

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    Jake 85 is offline First Set
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    backs better,not nearly as tight, and within a day thankfully, just in time to go do some more

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    betsie2k is offline Second Set
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    Just out of interest because you recovered quicker than me,

    how much did you deadlift and for how many sets and reps?

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